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Commodities crisis and repercussions of rising prices

Commodities crisis and repercussions of rising prices

The commodities crisis has been caused, among other factors, by the centralization of supplies by some world powers, added to the pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Is the end of Facebook approaching?

Is the end of Facebook approaching?

Facebook has been trying to clean up its image and restore the trust lost by users, after being immersed in several scandals and being fined on a couple of occasions, added to privacy policies that have suffocated the company.

Post-pandemic recovery of the tourism industry

Post-pandemic recovery of the tourism industry

Earnings (EBITDA) generated during 2021 for both Booking and Airbnb, were 26.5% and 27% respectively. In the case of Airbnb, after its bookings decreased by more than 40% during 2020, last year it showed signs of a frank recovery.

What is the digital economy and what are its advantages?

What is the digital economy and what are its advantages?

The hyperconnectivity that is currently experienced has given way to the development and evolution of new trends, such as the digital economy, which, in turn, is fueled by electronic commerce, the use of financial platforms, among others. Its popularity leads us to highlight the multiple advantages offered by this branch of the economy in today's society.

Impact of COVID-19: important figures on remote work and its evolution

Impact of COVID-19: important figures on remote work and its evolution

Telecommuting became a way to revive some of the industries that were affected by the coronavirus. Although not all jobs can be done from home, this modality has multiple advantages and disadvantages that, thanks to the momentum of the pandemic, have been highlighted with greater emphasis as a way to protect the worker.

What is Web 3.0 and its main characteristics?

What is Web 3.0 and its main characteristics?

A scenario that is aspired to with the arrival of Web 3.0 is that each user will have a personal profile on the Internet based on their search history, which will be used to provide them with a unique browsing experience.

What is extended reality and its main uses in the industry?

What is extended reality and its main uses in the industry?

XR is a reality that is already present, and that will undoubtedly set a standard in the evolution of the world as we know it now, this will be reflected in entertainment, sports, health care, tourism, education and e-commerce.

Panorama and Analysis of Social Networks 2022

Panorama and Analysis of Social Networks 2022

Social network users have grown by more than 10% in the last year, with 424 million new followers during 2021, equivalent to an average of 1 million newcomers per day.

New Gen: The most profitable investment ideas of 2021

New Gen: The most profitable investment ideas of 2021

Cryptocurrencies, new technologies, circular economy, smart cities and pets are just some of the most profitable investment ideas New Gen has for you.

Semiconductor crisis and its effects

Semiconductor crisis and its effects

The production of chips is among the most complex processes in existence, taking several months and hundreds of stages in its manufacture, in addition, it requires precision equipment that operates subatomic particles.

Take advantage of Samsung Pay as a digital payment

Take advantage of Samsung Pay as a digital payment

From now on, you only need your mobile or your smartwatch to complete your purchases. Your wallet stays at home. With Samsung Pay, you can use the BBVA in Switzerland credit cards at any establishment that accepts contactless payments anywhere in the world. All digitally, to make your payments even more secure and convenient.

The evolution of the payment methods

The evolution of the payment methods

The new reality arising from Covid-19 has impacted the whole of society. For example, in many countries the new normal involves wearing a mask in public places and keeping a social distance. The way we pay for products or services has also been affected by the pandemic: many establishments began to recommend payment through electronic means, whether by card, digital applications or using contactless payment systems such as Google Pay or Samsung Pay.

Fintech trends for 2018

Fintech trends for 2018

2018 will be a year of consolidations and technologies trends. Retail stock exchange investment will be a widespread practice; purely online banking will be something that more and more citizens think about, and emerging companies will continue to use cryptocurrency, especially in the ethereum network, to raise funds, as well as other altcoins or alternative digital currencies.

The future of banking

The future of banking

If we asked someone aged 40 to 50 which technological changes had marked their childhood and youth, they would say the arrival of colour TV, the Walkman and later on CD’s were the great changes. These changes seem distant; what is more, a person from another generation would not even know what we are talking about, but these were the early days of digitisation.

The transformation journey at BBVA in Switzerland

The transformation journey at BBVA in Switzerland

The Financial Services Industry has embarked on its own transformation journey for the better. At BBVA, we are leading the worldwide redesign of the financial sector introducing cutting-edge technology and design in every product and business process we have. We aim to offer the best customer experience in banking.